Board Members

Dennis Huggins

Execute Board President/Southern Board President
Southern Board
Bank of America/Meryle Lynch
The greatest impact of the NDA is helping kids & teens navigate the complexities of diabetes to help them build confidence, and build a peer network so kids can help each other.”

Mike Smith

 Northern Board President
Northern Board
Reno Vulcanizing
The greatest impact of the NDA is awareness and support.”
“Proud to give back to a great organization.”

Luis Cruz

Northern Vice President

US Bank Business Banking
“I connect with NDA’s constant aggressive pursuit of diabetes community support, education and partnership with families and business to find and cure this disease” 

Ariana Caruso

Southern Nevada Secretary

Southern Board Member

Hymanson & Hymanson Trial Attorneys

“As far as what I think the greatest impact is – The greatest impact is the level of support for the community from camps to education programs and support groups.” 

Margaret (Margi) Battin

Northern Board Secretary/ Medical Lead
Northern Board
“The greatest impact of the NDA is sending kids to camp, educating them, allowing them to form a family who understand what they are going through. Educating there community about diabetes.”

Amanda Bean

Northern Board Treasurer

Northern Board
The Bean Mortgage Team powered by Barrett Financial Group
“The greatest impact of the NDA is education.”

Cathy Flynn

Southern Board Member
St. Rose Dream Fund Pediatric Endocrinology
“The greatest impact of the NDA is camp, support groups and community support.”

Nicholas Moreno

Southern Board Member
Wynn Resorts
“The greatest impact of the NDA is camp.”

Ben Prohaska

Northern Board Member
Renown Health
“The greatest impact of the NDA is being able to sit on a board to be more involved to take care of patients with diabetes.”

Alan Sherman

Southern Board Member
Respiratory Therapist
“The greatest impact of the NDA is being able to assist children with Type 1 diabetes understand.”

Rebecca Sweeney

Southern Board Member
The Dance Studio
“The greatest impact of the NDA is giving a sense of community amongst these diabetes affected.”

Christine Burns

Northern Board Member

“Nevada Diabetes Association is a group of individuals who never stop thinking about way to improve and empower our local community. Their vision is not limited to the borders of Nevada but reaches worldwide. “


Charles Held M.D

Northern Board Member

Holly Parks

Southern Board Member
“Looking forward to furthering the NDA in S.NV “

Evan Speight

Northern Board Member
Regional Transportation Commission
The greatest impact of the NDA is the overall support and community it fosters.”

Kevin Kolman

Southern Board Member

Jason Smith

Northern Board Member

Emeritus Board

Angela Aguirre

Diana Pocapalia

Eric Herzberg

Jessica Longley

Lawrence Matheis

Ron Hoy

Marc Reynolds, MD

Bertha Mullins

2023 100% Giving Board

100% Giving Board